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Re: Bug#250915: installation-report

* Jason Dobbs <jdobbs@postmaster.co.uk> [2004-05-25 21:18]:
> Unfortunately, I could not get the graphics card working
> for the version of XFree86 (4.3.0.dfsg.1-1) currently in sarge. It's a PCI
> Diamond Multimedia Stealth 64 Video 2001 Series card with 1MB ram, which
> has a S3 Trio 64V+ chipset. I tried S3, VESA & VGA drivers, but the best I
> could come up with was a 640x480 VESA mode. So I installed Woody and got 
> Xfree86 version 3.3.6 running just fine with a 800x600 16bpp mode. However, 
> Sarge no longer supports Xfree86 3.3.6, and I would really prefer to be running
> Sarge. So I reinstalled Sarge, and tried to build Xfree86 3.3.6 from source.
> This effort failed, for various reasons (compiler related, I suspect). 

There are some cards which are no longer supported in 4.x, but I don't
know if the S3 Trio is one of them.  I'm CCing the debian-x list for
more comments.  Can you please send the XFree86 logs from 3.3.6?

Martin Michlmayr

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